2018 Diaries

Need a diary to keep track of your dates in the New Year? Janet Thompsett has some U3A diaries available for only £2.50 each. Contact Janet to buy now while stocks last.

Answers to November Crossword

9. fireworks 10. arena 11. rockets 12. treason 13. pills 14. gunpowder 16. tresses 18. penguin 20. betraying 22. sissy 23. non-skid 25. bonfire 27. eagle 28. Guy Fawkes
1. afar 2. prickliest 3. sweets 4. presages 5. a sit-in 6. came down 7. pets 8. tanner 13. pat 17. sparkler 18. page boys
19. nay 20. banger 21. indigo 22. Sunday 24. nigh 26. east

New Research Guide

The Third Age Trust have issued a new 28 page guide entitled ‘Getting Involved in Research’. The Guide aims to encourage U3A members to get involved in research and provides the basic guidelines on developing a research project. To further demonstrate the interest in research we are directed to projects already in the National Research Database at

In the same vein, the South East Region Research meting will be held on 5th July at the Royal Holloway University of London in Egham. Cost £5. Places can be booked online or by calling 0208 4666139.

Review Your Internet Security

Time to Review Your Internet Security

The current trend for more and more organisations to operate mainly (or even exclusively) online means that we are forced to share some of our information via internet websites. Cyber criminals are keen to take advantage of this and we all need to be aware of the risks and how to avoid them.

By observing a few fairly simple rules we can very much decrease our chance of being ‘hacked’ and bring us some peace of mind while operating online.

In addition to the information below, the website at has very comprehensive advice to help you review and secure your system. Continue reading Review Your Internet Security